Monthly Archives: October 2010


Freaky Halloween Friday Farm Day

It’s Halloween this weekend ( basically one of my most favorite american holidays, back in South Africa we didn’t get to trick-or-treat at all)!!! Katrin and I, and our dogs, got into the spirit of things… I was a beehive. Katrin was the devil, her dog Dixie was a skeleton, and my dog, Bailey, was […]


A Dingo ate our babies…

Well, actually, the Late Blight ate our tomatoes. Same thing. : ( We were hoping that it was just a one off when the first tomato started looking bruised…then another turned watery brown, and then another. Alas, we never got to taste our pineapple tomatoes before the blight got them. Josh and Mia went out […]


Pumpkin Carving Fest

This past week saw our end of summer party/fall program kick off. What better way to celebrate than carve up some pumpkins?! The best part about our pumpkin carving party is that it allows our very adult teens to just be kids for a bit, making kooky silly faces on some pumpkins. As you can […]


Supa Fresh Unprocessed Pizza

We mention often how very much we love the Tigard Tualatin School District and their willingness to partner and support the Youth Farm. Today, as I (mia) taught the last lesson in our four week Food Revolution 101 class, with our friend Kara from Simington Gardens helping (and Jess DeVries from Little Love Pie Bakery!!), […]